Veteran portfolio leader and project manager to lead newly created Enterprise Project Management Office.
AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), a national leader in developing, marketing, and distributing annuity, life, and health insurance solutions, today announced the hiring of Leon Green as Vice President, Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) and IT Delivery. Green, reporting to AmeriLife Chief Operating Officer Tim Calvert, will spearhead the company’s new EPMO, an expansion of its existing IT Delivery team, contributing to enterprise optimization, new capabilities initiatives and IT services, while ensuring EPMO operations and improvement strategies align with business objectives.
“AmeriLife is in the midst of an incredible business transformation,” said Green. “I’m excited to be a part of that journey as the company looks to continue adopting and implementing industry-leading software, systems and technologies that will power its success for its next 50 years.”
In this newly created role, Green will oversee a team of project managers in the Technology & Operations group tasked with delivering on key project initiatives across AmeriLife’s enterprise and vast distribution network. Additionally, Green will be charged with implementing best-in-class governance, processes and procedures to improve project prioritization and delivery certainty, and drive business growth.
Green brings nearly 30 years of project management experience to AmeriLife. He most recently served as Corporate Director for the Project Management Office (PMO) of VITAS Healthcare, during which he managed transformative healthcare solutions projects that improved VITAS’ care team collaboration, reduced administrative overhead, and delivered increasing patient and business value. Prior to VITAS, he served in senior project manager roles for transportation and logistics company Ryder Systems Inc. and government services company Maximus Inc. Previous to those roles, Green served as a management consultant for KPMG, during which he provided consulting services for the design, development and implementation of health insurance and decision support systems.
“As we continue to experience significant organizational growth, it’s critical that we add the right talent to the ranks of our leadership,” added Calvert. “Leon’s appointment is yet another testament to AmeriLife’s continued investment in operational excellence, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to AmeriLife to lead our talented IT Delivery team and help accelerate our EPMO.”
Green is a licensed Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS), and Project Management Professional (PMP). He received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics from the University of the West Indies, Mona, in Kingston, Jamaica, and master’s in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York, Binghamton. He currently serves as a board member with the South Florida chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). A resident of Miami, Florida, Green will be relocating to the Tampa Bay area and be based at AmeriLife’s Clearwater headquarters.
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